Magazine "OSK"

December 30, 2017

History goes on

In 2017, for the first time since long ago, a close cooperation between the shipbuilders and historians was established. The history of shipbuilding is one of the important pages in the history of Russia as a great maritime power [...]
December 29, 2017

The Leaders of Russia

Alexei Rakhmanov became a member of the experts-supervisors group for the participants of the all-Russia contest of managers ‘The Leaders of Russia’, organized by the Office of the President of the Russian Federation in order to select, develop and support the most prospective future top managers of the country [...]

December 28, 2017

‘Griphon’ conducts its first voyage

Within the III International Passenger Forum ‘Smart Transport’ in St. Petersburg, the innovative passenger catamaran ‘Griphon’ of project 23290 conducted its first voyage in the territory of the ‘Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard’ [...]

December 27, 2017

The USC to build six fishing trawlers

The oldest shipbuilding plant in Russia - the ‘Admiralty Shipyards’ Joint Stock Company and one of the largest national fishing enterprises – the ‘Russian Fishery Company’  have concluded an agreement on the construction of six large full-freezing trawlers of ST-192 project [...]

December 26, 2017

‘Pioneer-M’ is at the early stage of designing

The ‘Zvezdochka’ Shipyard and the Sevastopol State University have signed a contract on co-financing the project to create an innovative research ship ‘Pioneer-M’ [...]

December 25, 2017

The flag raised on ‘Fedor Ushakov’

The Russian state flag was solemnly raised on the new icebreaker ‘Fedor Ushakov’ in the port of Murmansk. The ship, built by the USC’s ‘Arctech Helsinki’ Shipyard in line with the order of the ‘Sovcomflot’ is departing for its first commercial voyage [...]
December 24, 2017

Everything goes according to the plan

The shipbuilders of the ‘Baltic Shipyard’ have just finished formation of the superstructure for the lead nuclear power icebreaker the ‘Arctic’ of project 22220 [...]
December 23, 2017

An order to the legendary director

At the solemn ceremony in the Kremlin, Vladimir Putin awarded Director General of the ‘Krasnoye Sormovo’ Plant Nikolai Zharkov with the ‘Order of Merit to the Motherland of the II degree’ [...]
December 22, 2017

Professional talk

There has been a workshop in Moscow for the representatives of the press-services of the USC enterprises [...]
December 21, 2017

USC representatives were among the winners of the ‘WorldSkills Hi-Tech 2017’ National Championship

Representatives of the ‘United Shipbuilding Corporation’ won gold and bronze in different competences at the ‘IV  WorldSkills Hi-Tech 2017’ National Championship, which was held in Yekaterinburg [...]
December 20, 2017

The ‘Leninets’ launched

The ‘Yantar’ Shipyard, located by the Baltic Sea, launched the ‘Leninets’ trawler. The ‘Leninets’, which is the lead trawler-seiner of the SK-310R project, was launched from the ‘Burevestnik’ berth [...]
December 19, 2017

Quarter of a century

December of 1992 may be considered as a turning point in the life and activity of the ‘Proletarsky Zavod’. Since that time numerous events added even more to the already rich history of the one of the oldest machine-building enterprises of the defence-industrial complex of St. Petersburg and Russia [...]
December 18, 2017

To change the terrestrial way of thinking for the maritime one!

On November 16, the House of the Russian Historical Society in Moscow hosted a round table on the “History of exploration of water areas and present-day challenges”. The event was attended by the representatives of the ‘United Shipbuilding Corporation’, Russian Historical Society, RF Ministry of Transport, public and scientific organizations [...]
December 17, 2017

River Vikings

According to ‘Los Angeles Times’, the ‘Viking Cruises’ company will enlarge its fleet considerably: after the commissioning of the new river ships in 2019, its flotilla will already have 69 of them [...]
December 16, 2017

Move on to the Antarctic!

The ‘Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ press-service reported that the keel of the second expeditionary cruise ship for the ‘Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ was laid down in Romania [...]
December 15, 2017

New Asian Giant

The ‘Meyer Werft’ German shipbuilding company has given the customer the new ‘World Dream’ cruise ship with the tonnage of 151 300 registered tons [...]
December 14, 2017

A cruise in the Italian style

The Shipspotting.com reports that the ‘MSC Seaside’ cruise hip, built at the ‘Fincantieri’ shipyard in Italy, has successfully completed the at-sea trials [...]
December 13, 2017

Fresh look at the cruise

The keel of the first cruise ship for ‘Virgin Voyages’ was laid down in Italy, says ‘Los Angeles Times’ [...]
December 12, 2017

Cold Premeditation

The Norwegian ‘Ulstein’ shipyard concluded an agreement with the ‘Lindblad Expeditions Holdings’ cruise company on the construction of an expeditionary polar ship [...]
December 11, 2017

Seven Seas Splendor

‘Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ announced the name of the second cruise liner of the ‘Explorer’ class: it will be called ‘Seven Seas Splendor’  [...]
December 10, 2017

Cruise formula

“The era of superspeed ships for transatlantic transportation is over. Motorships are taking the lead now. Their passenger cabins are of different classes, and their service is attractive for the travelling people from the point of view of having regular sailing timetables, comfortability and reasonable prices,” – this is how The New York Times was quoting in its issue of 20 February 1933 the managing director of the then famous Dutch company ‘Holland American Line’, which is still operational as part of the ‘Carnival’ [...]
December 9, 2017

Navigation of state importance

For the purposes of providing state support to the tourism infrastructure, to consider a possibility to develop a program on renewal of cruise ships, passenger and passenger-and-freight ferries for sea and river transportation, and to elaborate a mechanism stimulating construction of cruise and yacht ships at the domestic shipyards. [...]
December 8, 2017

New afloat style of life

For megapolises, located on big rivers or having an access to the sea, the issue of creating floating hotels, shopping and leisure malls and even car parking areas is becoming more topical. Accordingly, such projects attract more interest from the shipbuilding industry enterprises [...]
December 7, 2017

The grandfather of the river fleet

The “N.V. Gogol” steamer, the “patriarch” of the Russian river fleet, has been operating in the vastness of the great Northern Dvina for more than 100 years [...]
December 6, 2017

The time of rivers

The Museum of the river fleet at the Volga State University of Water Transport in Nizhniy Novgorod – is the largest Russian collection of artifacts of the milestones of development and upgrade of the river transport in our country. The 19th century is reflected there in the most interesting way from the point of view of cruise shipbuilding [...]
December 5, 2017

The Era of Robots

The maritime robotics became an integral part of the shipbuilding industry and one of its priority development directions. The effective use of robotics helps to provide security of maritime communications of the surface and submarine fleets, conduct full-scale research of the sea bottom, exploration of useful underwater minerals and many other things [...]
December 4, 2017

Coping with numerous tasks

USC’s Department for the development of the production system organized at the ‘Proletarsky Zavod’ a regular training for the corporation employees on the fundamentals of the production system functioning in conditions of Russia’s shipbuilding [...]
December 3, 2017

How to Surprise Columbus

This is a certain risk and courage: you leave the stable land and go to the full unpredictability of the deck. Each race is a kind of a remake of the voyage made by Columbus. It is critically important for yachtsmen to come first to the shores of their “West Indies”, which is called “finish” [...]
December 2, 2017

The ‘Lenin’ nuclear-powered icebreaker: the first in the world!

60 years ago, on December 5, 1957, the ‘Admiralty Plant’ put afloat the ‘Lenin’ nuclear-powered icebreaker – the first world’s civil ship with a nuclear power unit. Construction of the atomic vessels marked the beginning of the new era in the development of the Russian and global shipbuilding [...]
December 1, 2017

A sign of memory

On 7 November, on the day of the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution, a memorial sign was installed at the ‘Admiralty Shipyards’,  devoted to the Russian shipbuilders who performed their professional duties in the years of the Revolution and devastating Civil War [...]
November 12, 2017

At the cutting edge of progress

Today many experts in different areas of science and politics, philosophers and artists claim that we are on the eve of great changes. The “future” comes much quicker than anyone could suppose. [...]